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When life gives you lemons

When Life Gives You Lemons

When Life Gives You Lemons…



“When Life Gives You Lemons You Need To Dig Deep”

It is in times like this where you can feel unsupported by the universe and your cosmic team and that they have left you to suffer, when in actual fact they are right by your side, just waiting for you to ask for their help.  As you may or may not be aware your cosmic team needs permission to step in and support you, so ask yourself the question “have I put myself in a position where they can help, assist and support me?”.

A lot of the time we can feel abandoned and unsupported and as the sensitive beings that we are, we can have the mindset of “I can do it myself, I don’t need help” or “I am the helper, I can’t possibly burden another person with my problems”.  So by asking yourself that question, you are opening up your awareness to your part in this situation or any situation where you have felt left behind and unsupported.

Your cosmic team will help you by taking your hand and leading you out of the darkness if you let them, it may look a little something like this:

You may start to notice little signs of light that grab your attention, for example:  When my daughter was diagnosed with Epilepsy five years ago, we spent many days and nights in hospital and what a drab and depressing place that is.  My cosmic team helped shine the light for me by reminding me of the wonderful support of her medical team and the brand new children’s hospital that had been opened not long before her first seizure.

So as you can see they were shining the light by showing me the good within the situation, without that awareness and asking for help, I would of stayed in the darkness of what we were experiencing.

What light is your Cosmic Team bringing into your current situation?

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Energy of the Week | Ask Your Angels Ep26


Energy of the week for 27th January – 2nd February 2020

Tune in to your Cosmic Team and Ask Your Angels what do I need?
Pick card 1, 2, 3 or 4.


Ask Your Angels Ep26

Your Guidance Revealed

Ask Your Angels Ep26

Card 1: Ace of Earth

Your guidance starts at 3:53 in the video below.

Abundance is your topic for this week’s guidance, your angels are guiding you that abundance is available to you once you understand its concept.  For a lot of people abundance seems to be something you need to do or something you need to attain, when in actual fact it is a feeling a way of being.  Once you can tap into that feeling and embody that way of being, abundance will be available to you, like it is on tap.

I know for me for a really long time I felt like abundance was something I just couldn’t attain, I would see so many other people doing so well, getting all the things they wanted in life, whilst I continued to struggle.  It wasn’t until I trained in Law of Attraction and became a Law of Attraction Trainer, that I found that missing piece, I was the missing piece.  Whilst that can be a hard pill to swallow, it is also extremely empowering to know you have control you can do something about it.  Not by adding more to your to-do-list or having to work harder, it’s about upgrading your energy.

This week your guidance is to do exactly that, have you heard that saying “Be what you want to see in the world”, well its the same for your energy and abundance.  Be what you want to see in your world, and the way to do that is to have and adopt a gratitude practice.  Now I know this can be a struggle, especially if you are on struggle street right now (I totally get that feeling, I lived on that street for so long).  Check out the video below where I share a quick story about gratitude and how no matter your situation you can find something to be grateful for.

I am also going to be offering daily journal prompts over on Instagram to help you to have a practice of gratitude (you can find me…….here)

Card 2: Balance

Your guidance starts at 10:54 in the video below.

When we hear the word balance it is normally about competing requests for your time, your angels are guiding this is actually about balancing what the past has taught you and how it can fit into your present reality.  Archangel Michael shared this with us last week as well and the fact it is coming through again, shows its importance.  Are you leaving the experience of the past behind and only bringing forth the lessons that you have learned and that will support you in your present experience?

The past can affect you in two ways:

  1. Either keeps you stuck or
  2. Supports and empowers you to build a new present and future without the patterns of the past.

Carrying the past with you into the present without discernment feels heavy and is going to keep you stuck in the same patterns and behaviours, where as leaving the experience of the past behind and taking with you only what you need such as the lessons that support you, will see you moving forward and feeling empowered to build a different future.

Your job this week is to be very discerning and understanding where you are carrying too much of your past and do the inner work to release that and only bring forth the lessons, knowledge and wisdom that is going to support your present and future life.


Card 3: Unity

Your guidance starts at 14:31 in the video below.

Unity is the coming together, and in your case it is the coming together of like-minded souls, surrounding yourself with people that are going to nurture and support you.  For many of us we surround ourselves with the people that have always been there aka family and whilst there is nothing wrong with that, just because they are family doesn’t mean you have to continue to surround yourself in their stuck views of you.

The five people you surround yourself with are the sum of who you become, who is that for you?  It doesn’t mean  you need to be walking away from anyone (you can if you feel so called), its more about starting to surround yourself with more people like you, people that get you, people that see you and people that understand you.

Now this is something that is a struggle for all empaths, we feel very misunderstood and certainly not seen so that is why community is so important and vital and the reason I opened our very own free community over on Facebook.  You can join us here.

Your job this week is to find “YOUR PEOPLE” and know they are out there and you don’t have to do this alone, you are not supposed to.  We are a collective and whilst our journeys are unique, we deserve to feel supported and nurtured along the way.

Card 4: Eight of Earth

Your guidance starts at 17:08 in the video below.

Its a time of learning for you, there is a topic you have wanted to learn more about but haven’t done it for some reason.  So what is that for you?  What just came to mind for you?  That is what you are supposed to be undertaking and this is your angels giving you a little nudge…

Our roles here on earth are to learn, that is why our soul decided to come back for this lifetime and at this time.  Each of us are always learning something new, like in the card you can see the angel reading and lots of books piled up next to him whilst the foliage is growing around him as symbolization that there is always more to learn.

Your job this week is to take the steps to research and enrol in what it is you really want to learn more about.

This week is very much a week of learning, learning about your energy, grasping the different concepts that are going to support you on your spiritual journey.  Such as abundance, balance, unity and wisdom. 


You can also watch my Video to hear more about each card and the guidance I provided ~ click below

I would love to hear how the guidance resonates for you right now, comment right here on the blog.

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Nicole Ivens | Gold Coast Counsellor


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Energy of the Week ~ Ask Your Angels Episode 14


Energy of the week for 4th-10th November 2019

Tune in to your Cosmic Team and Ask Your Angels what do I need?
Pick card 1, 2, 3 or 4.

Ask your Angels Episode 14


Your Guidance Revealed

Ask your Angels Episode 14

Card 1:

Your guidance starts at 2:00 in the video below.

Thankful – When things are going wrong the best thing you can do to shift your energy and results and what you are seeing is gratitude, I know that probably sounds counter-intuitive and maybe even impossible when you are experiencing hardship, but it will actually help to shift your focus from what is going wrong allowing you to receive guidance on creative ideas to assist you.   A statement I heard the other day was “Rejection is the best form of Guidance”, I thought wow yeah that is so true, how many times have there been where you were set on doing something, whether it be a new job, a business idea, or maybe even a holiday and then it doesn’t work out, but down the track you become so thankful for that rejection as what eventuated was so much better than you could have imagined for yourself.

This week its all about finding the good within the bad, what can you find to be thankful for in the moment, it can be as simple as nice weather, or a smile from a stranger or the rejection that brought you something so much better.

If you would like me to prompt you each day to think about something to be grateful for, let me know by commenting below and I’ll start doing that for you over on Facebook.


Card 2:

Your guidance starts at 4:00 in the video below

You’ll know in the morning – Your angels are guiding that before going to sleep at night lately, your mind has been full of so much worry and concern and this is stopping you from getting deep rest – sound familiar?  No matter how much you think about it, worry about, have angst around it, this is not going to bring resolultion, you know what will?  Feeling rested, your vessel being full and in the morning when you feel rested and rejuvenated the creative ideas to your problem will magically appear, all of a sudden you will have a solution.  All the worrying in the world will not bring that to fruition, only stopping, being quiet aka deep rest will bring you to this place.

I’m sure you are thinking great, how do I do that?  Well you are going to write it all out on paper or in your journal before your head hits the pillow, a brain dump if you will.  As you put it out on paper and the air hits it, it won’t seem as bad as what your mind was telling you, and puts a pin in it getting worse, gaining momentum.  So that is your job this week, every night before bed, I want you to be journaling all that you are thinking and worrying about.

If you would like a journal prompt, comment below and I will do that for you over on Facebook.

Card 3:

Your guidance starts at 6:24 in the video below

Curiosity – You wonder what is next for you, unsure what to do, unsure where to go and feel like you are just going around in circles in your mind.  Your angels are guiding the way forward for you right now is through your curiosity, trying new things, seeing how they feel and knowing if they are right for you.  There is no failure in trying new things, so what if they don’t work out, then try something different.  Our spiritual path is all about stepping outside of our comfort zone (that the ego has made us feel is the place to stay), learning new things, gaining new knowledge and wisdom and re-awakening to the truths our soul already knows.  You know when you learn something new or have a new experience and you get what I call angel chills (goosebumps all over), that is your soul showing you that this is truth, truth you already knew but forgot as you entered you current vessel in this lifetime.

So your goal for this week is to try something new, something that makes you a little frightened and gets you out of your comfort zone.  Comment below and let me know what you are going to do this week.

Card 4:

Your guidance starts at 8:20 in the video below

Listen to your true feelings – You know the answer, it is within you if you just listen and trust.  As humans we tend to look outside of ourselves for the answers, asking this person and then that person and maybe a few more people too and then end up feeling so lost and confused.  It is no wonder because no person knows you like you do, even if they say “I know you better than you do”, they don’t, all they know is what you have chosen to show them.  You are the only person on this earth that knows you truly, knows your truth and knows what is right for you in each and every moment.

Your role this week is to “TRUST” trust your feelings and you know what you already started by choosing this card, no one else chose this card for you, so you are well on your way, now its time to keep it up for this week and every week to come.  Comment below with the word “TRUST” to let me know and honour your gift of intuition.


You can also watch my Video to hear more about each card and the guidance I provided ~ click below

I would love to hear how the guidance resonates for you right now, comment right here on the blog.

You can also subscribe to my YouTube Channel here….so you get notified each time I share new content.


Nicole Ivens | Gold Coast Counsellor


I offer 1-1 Local & Online Holistic Counselling to support you in Mind, Body & Spirit, Book your Complimentary Discovery Session Here.